Heartbeat of the Nonprofit Industry

Connection Cafe

Then we took the answers, identified trends, wrote up the "Heartbeat of the Industry" report and made a YouTube video (because it's 2012 and that's what you do right?). Author: Cheryl Black.

How Will We Harness the Potential of the 4th Industrial Revolution for Good?  

Connection Cafe

At this year’s World Economic Forum , one phrase was on everyone’s lips: Fourth Industrial Revolution. For background: The first industrial revolution occurred when water and steam were harnessed to mechanize production. Part 1 in a 2-part Davos Report for the Social Good Sector.

Become an Advocate (Not Just a Leader) in Your Industry

SocialFish

To keep up with your ever-changing industry, you have to move beyond the traditional “business leader” position and adopt the role of “industry advocate.”. You’ll earn the respect and appreciation of others in your industry. What Is an Industry Advocate?

The Disruptive Approach to the Learning Industry

Gyrus

The Disruptive Approach to the Learning Industry. Not too long ago, all the rage in our industry was shifting focus to the disruptive business model. However, I would like to make the case that our industry is not as ripe as one would imagine.

5 Reasons Why LMS is Essential for the Service And Technology Industry

Gyrus

The service and technology industry carries a critical need for ongoing training of its employees. This article will give insight guide on Learning Management Systems for Service and Technology Industry

Tips to Find the Most Effective LMS for the Manufacturing Industry

Gyrus

According to a skills gap study report, the manufacturing industry might end up with almost 2.4 Scarcity of potential talent will eventually decrease the manufacturing GDP, causing a massive financial strain on the industry.

Is Your Event’s Success Tied to Your Industry’s Performance?

SocialFish

———— If you run a trade association event or series of events, there’s a good chance that a portion of your event success is dependent on the success of your industry. Is my industry viewed as high-risk or “safe” for investors?

Key Findings from 2012 State of the Nonprofit Industry Report

Connection Cafe

The 2012 State of the Nonprofit Industry report shows that globally nonprofits believe their successful with multiple engagement over a period of time results is greater results. Fundraising Retention global trends Multichannel Fundraising Research nonprofit research

Nonprofit Industry News Article Detail | Sage Nonprofit Solutions

AFP Blog

Nonprofit Industry News Article Detail | Sage Nonprofit Solutions : Nonprofit emails not as popular as before

LMS for Manufacturing Industries, Learning Management System for Manufacturing

Gyrus

Best LMS for manufacturing industry business system. GyrusAim is designed LMS to organizations with a perfect solution for different challenges like staff increase

Why the advertising industry needs radical change

SocialFish

Yet how we think, how we work and what we produce as an advertising industry has changed remarkably little. This talk at the ICA in Toronto is a (hopefully practical) call for the industry to reclaim its progressive, and truly radical, roots.”

Is the Financial Services Industry Poised for Market Disruption?

SocialFish

If the financial services industry is to keep up, it needs to: embrace and acquiesce to the new customer mindset. Digital is Turning the Industry on its Head. I come from the financial industry. This is, by far, the most onerous hurdle for one of the oldest regulated industries.

Is Your Event’s Success Tied to Your Industry’s Performance?

SocialFish

If you run a trade association event or series of events, there’s a good chance that a portion of your event success is dependent on the success of your industry. Innovation often enters an industry in the form of new companies; spin offs, and emerging technologies.

How Learning Management Systems for Banking & Finance Industry Combat Training Challenges

Gyrus

A country’s economy is largely based on its banking & finance industry. It is not just the most competitive industry in the global business world, but also a specialized field where there is no room for even the slightest of errors.

Nonprofit Industry News Article Detail | Sage Nonprofit Solutions

AFP Blog

Nonprofit Industry News Article Detail | Sage Nonprofit Solutions : Not having cash on hand may no longer be an excuse to turn down Girl Scout cookie sellers, as many troops are now using nonprofit technology that enables participants to accept debit and credit cards.

What Pokémon Go Means to the Learning Industry

Gyrus

What Pokémon Go Means to the Learning Industry. Pokémon Go is great as it is, however, the possibilities of new and more enthralling mLearnings are a real game changer for the learning industry. The post What Pokémon Go Means to the Learning Industry appeared first on Gyrus.

Are industry vendors deserting ASAE’s annual meeting?

SocialFish

Does that seem like a lot less industry people (non-association execs) to you this year? Just saw this infographic posted on Associations Now: Congrats to ASAE on attracting the highest number of association execs in 5 years – that’s great!

The Next Generation of American Giving: Insights, Takeaways, & Suggestions From The Nonprofit Industry

Connection Cafe

Take a gander at what industry professionals are saying about your donors: baby boomers, generations x and y, and the matures. You may have heard that Blackbaud recently released a generational giving study and associated infographic that covers the Next Generation of American Giving! Maybe you’ve seen it, shared it with your network of peers, discussed the findings, or pondered over what the study means for the future of your organization’s fundraising.

3 Ways AI & IoT Help The Construction Industry Work Faster

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

A lot of experts highly believe that AI in the construction industry is very promising. With the help of AI, the construction industry will have the ability to enable various services such as predictive maintenance, which would then increase the value of IoT technology. Here are some of the ways AI and IoT help the construction industry work faster. . The construction industry is also becoming a part of this innovation. .

Training Industry Selected Gyrus Systems as a 2018 Gamification Watch List Company

Gyrus

The companies selected for the Top 20 Gamification List lead the way in engaging learners through innovative techniques, virtual reality, augmented reality, virtual worlds and simulations,” said Ken Taylor, president of Training Industry, Inc. The emerging companies in the 2018 Gamification Watch List represent a variety of gaming techniques,” said Danielle Draewell, market research analyst at Training Industry, Inc.

Industry Buzz: 4 reasons why rasa.io is the up and coming community platform

SocialFish

———— Cool Social Tools Industry InsiderStartups and tech vendors are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms – SocialFish readers love to read about new tools and apps!

Training Industry Inc’s 2018 Top 20 Learning Portal/ LMS Features Gyrus Systems LMS

Gyrus

The 2018 Top 20 Learning Portal/LMS companies are the leaders in the learning technologies market,” said Ken Taylor, president of Training Industry, Inc. Industry visibility, innovation, and impact. We’re proud that our dedication to learning management technology and customer service has been recognized by the training industry”. About Training Industry, Inc. Richmond, VA · September 24, 2018.

Wanted: Industry Advisory Group Members

Wild Apricot

We’re looking for participants for a grassroots industry advisory group. If you''ve been involved in a small association, club or non-profit and want to be an advocate for your industry – check out this post for details! Advisory-Group-membership

The Times They Are A-Changin’: Adapting to a Shifting Industry

NonProfit Hub

The post The Times They Are A-Changin’: Adapting to a Shifting Industry appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. My staff and I recently noticed a shift in our SEO statistics and started looking at what our data analytics showed for our blog in 2017. The data showed that 49 percent of our readers are ages 18-34. This was a surprise to us. For years, our audience fell in the 45-54 age group. Now, as we learned, our audience is younger than it’s ever been, and we’ve been adapting.

SMS Will Help Power the Internet of Things, Say Industry Experts

Mobile Commons

According to an article in Capacity Media , a panel of industry experts at this year’s Messaging and SMS World conference agreed that the Internet of Things (IoT) offers a huge opportunity for SMS. One of the vastly growing areas in the industry at the moment is IoT. Industry News

Industry Leaders Who Influenced Me During 2014

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Thanks to these incredibly talented individuals who published excellent content that taught me so much during 2014: Tanveer Naseer - Leadership Coach, Speaker & Writer. Tanveer writes timely, thought-provoking blog posts about leadership at least weekly. Each post is well worth the read.

Online Findings from the 2012 State of the Nonprofit Industry Report

Connection Cafe

The State of the Nonprofit Industry report shows that online giving through the website or email marketing was small but growing. Fundraising fundraising Online Fundraising SONI

Humanize in Action: great social media is possible even in a regulated industry

SocialFish

Does your association operate in a regulated industry? Can a bank be a social business? The answer is yes. Hear how TD Bank does it in this great BlogWell video. Some good notes from the session are below, but there’s a ton more great information in the video. Must watch.

Using Industry Data to Set Business Goals

Mobile Commons

But what about industry data? There are many sources to pull from when looking for industry data, including primary research firms like Gartner and Forrester, as well as boutique firms that focus on the professional services market, such as PSVillage and SPI Research. Free Professional Services Industry reports available on Tenrox.com: SPI Research 2015 Professional Services Maturity™ Benchmark.

2012 Philanthropy and Social Investment Industry Report Now Available

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For the past three years, my colleague Lucy Bernholz has published her annual Philanthropy and Social Investing: Blueprint, an industry forecast about the social economy – private capital used.

Training Industry Inc’s 2017 Learning Portal Companies Watchlist Features Gyrus Systems LMS

Gyrus

“This year’s 2017 Top 20 Learning Portal/LMS Companies List is comprised of key players driving the evolution of learning portals and learning management systems,” said Ken Taylor, president of Training Industry, Inc. ” As part of its commitment to the industry and as a service to its community members, TrainingIndustry.com has announced its 2017 Learning Portal Companies Watch List. About Training Industry, Inc Training Industry, Inc.

Are you part of the charity industrial complex?

Steve Bridger

This is Seth Godin at his disruptive best – speaking at last year’s NextGen:Charity conference on the topic of “Embracing Risk & Failure in Philanthropy” Most charities are part of the charity industrial complex , he says.

Ancient Greece 2.0: Arts Participation before the Industrial Age

Museum 2.0

When we talk about making museums or performing arts organizations more participatory and dynamic, those changes are often seen as threatening to the traditional arts experience.

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Industrial-Strength Software

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

As Nick points out, one of the industry-shaking implications is that the capital barrier to competing in the software field is beginning to change.

Shoes for Industry

Gavin's Digital Diner

Who’d of thunk it? A simple shoe — well, actually two — thrown with the right twist could so clearly express an opinion. An opinion so succinct, that the world can do nothing but applaud (and perhaps wish the thrower had had slightly better aim). It was a shoe heard ’round the world.

Shoes for Industry

Gavin's Digital Diner

Who’d of thunk it? A simple shoe — well, actually two — thrown with the right twist could so clearly express an opinion. An opinion so succinct, that the world can do nothing but applaud (and perhaps wish the thrower had had slightly better aim). It was a shoe heard ’round the world. Shoes have power. You can vote with them (or I guess more accurate, you can vote with your feet).

2009 State of the Not-For-Profit Industry UK Survey Results

NetWits

Blackbaud Europe has released the 2009 State of the Not-For-Profit Industry survey. Blackbaud teamed up with The Resource Alliance for the second year in a row to produce this pan-European benchmarking study. The results were unveiled at the International Fundraising Congress in the Netherlands

The Healthcare Industry is Stuck – 5 Strategies to Overcome and Resources to Assist

NetWits

My presentations: " Social Networking For Hospitals " or " Volunteer Recruitment Online ") The challenges I list below are not completely unique to the healthcare industry, but from talking with conference organizers and hearing questions from attendees it’s obvious the healthcare industry at large has a ways to go before they are fully able to embrace social media I was recently invited to speak at AHP in Canada. The event was held in beautiful Montreal at the Le Centre Sheraton.

Shoes for Industry

Gavin's Digital Diner

Who’d of thunk it? A simple shoe — well, actually two — thrown with the right twist could so clearly express an opinion. An opinion so succinct, that the world can do nothing but applaud (and perhaps wish the thrower had had slightly better aim). It was a shoe heard ’round the world. Shoes have power. You can vote with them (or I guess more accurate, you can vote with your feet).

Shoes for Industry

Gavin's Digital Diner

Who’d of thunk it? A simple shoe — well, actually two — thrown with the right twist could so clearly express an opinion. An opinion so succinct, that the world can do nothing but applaud (and perhaps wish the thrower had had slightly better aim). It was a shoe heard ’round the world. Shoes have power. You can vote with them (or I guess more accurate, you can vote with your feet).

How TechSoup Helped to Build the Refurbishment Industry

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup is arguably best known for its technology donation programs. Starting from a basement full of boxes and growing to serve every country on the planet , TechSoup has partnered with leading technology companies for decades to increase nonprofit.( read more ).

Birmingham Post - Business - Business News - Creative industries - Birmingham 'Twitter-ers' raise £1,500 for charity

AFP Blog

Birmingham Post - Business - Business News - Creative industries - Birmingham 'Twitter-ers' raise £1,500 for charity: "“Twitterers” from Birmingham’s business and social networking communities joined with cities around the world to host a charity event for members of the increasingly popular micro-blogging service, Twitter.BrumTwestival, held at Poppyred in the Arcadian Centre, saw over 150 local.

Meet the People We Work With – Columbia Industries

Vertex Systems

Now, we’ve got another client to tell you about – Kay with Columbia Industries in the state of Washington! A while ago, we introduced you to Brenda at Kent-Sussex in Delaware so she could tell you her story. She’s the … Continue reading →